Cyril and Methodius Route – Cultural Route of the Council of Europe

The nineteenth stage of hiking

Bučovice - Bukovany

Basic information about the trail

The trail passes through the Ždánice Forest, which is characterized by deep deciduous forests. Carpathian oak-hickory forests predominate here, with beech forests in the highest parts.

What's ahead of us?

Starting point: Bučovice

Ending point: Bukovany

Distance: 19,8 km

Estimated travel time: 5:49 hours

Difficulty: medium

Altitude: ascent 377 m, descent 294 m

Surface: paved roads, forest and dirt paths

Critical points: none

Our tip:

There is a modern Stations of the Cross by Lubomír Jarcovják above the town of Bučovice . It was created from simple shapes made of concrete, wood, iron or glass.
Take plenty of food and drink with you, as there are sections of the trail with no food available for purchase during the hike.

What can be seen?

Archaeological, pilgrimage, technical and natural monuments.

Stations of the Cross Bukovany

Chapel of St. John Paul II.

Bukovany Mill

Where to eat and sleep?

Restaurants and accommodation along the trail.

Bukovany Mill

Relaxx Recreation Centre

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Photos from hiking.

Why walk the trails of the Cyril and Methodius Route?

The long-distance trails of the Cyril and Methodius Route invite you to pilgrimage sites and archaeological sites that have contributed significantly to the development of Slavic culture. They are signposted in both directions and encourage wandering without borders, not only state borders.

What can be obtained?

Perhaps everyone likes to bring back something from hiking, be it various tourist and souvenir items. If you will be hiking the Cyril and Methodius Route, we have prepared the following printed materials to motivate you to hike the trail: